Floyd’s Career-High 25 Points Lifts Holy Cross Past Lafayette 77-70

Sunday, January 13, 2019
GoLocalWorcester Sports Team

Floyd leads Holy Cross past Lafayette
The Holy Cross Crusaders got a career-high 25 points from Jehyve Floyd en route to a 77-70 win over Lafayette at the Hart Center in Worcester on Saturday.

Floyd’s points came on 11 of 13 shooting from the field, while also grabbing six rebounds and dishing out six assists.

Holy Cross improves to 11-6 overall and 2-2 in the Patriot League.

Lafayette falls to 4-11 overall and 1-3 in the conference.

Holy Cross Beats Lafayette

After leading 23-15 in the first half, Holy Cross saw their lead cut to two, 23-21 with just over six minutes to play in the half.

Holy Cross then responded with a 9-2 run to take a 32-23 lead.

The Crusaders would take a ten point lead, 40-30 into the break.

In the second half, Holy Cross maintained a ten point lead, 49-39, with 14 minutes to play before going on a 8-0 run to take a commanding 57-39 lead.

Holy Cross built their lead to 73-59 before Lafayette scored 11 points in the final 45 seconds to make the final score 77-70.

Jacob Grandson added 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the game.

Next Up

Holy Cross returns to action on Monday, January 14 when they travel to Bucknell.

Game time is set for 7 p.m. and can be seen on the CBS Sports Network.

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    The Crusaders were coached by George Blaney and went 229-64 in the building all-time. 

    PHOTO: Tunnelbug/flickr

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    Ralph Willard was the head coach.

    PHOTO: College Hoop Hits

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    Keith Simmons led Holy Cross in the game.

    PHOTO: Wikipedia 

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    Rob Feaster was named tournament MVP after pouring in 66 points and recording 9 steals in three games. 

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    March 5, 1977 

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    After leading 72-70 with less than 5 minutes to play, the Crusaders fell 92-81. 

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    The Crusaders were led by Togo Palazzi who was named MVP of the tournament.

    Palazzi went as the number one pick in the NBA Draft to the Boston Celtics a couple of months later.

    PHOTO: Goholycross.com



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